Welcome to Mrs. Downey's Speech-Language Pathology Page
Degrees and Certifications:
I am a Nebraska and ASHA certified speech-language pathologist, M.S., CCC-SLP. I received an M.S. degree from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas, and began my career in Texas City, Texas. After staying home to rear our children and home school all four, I returned to work.
During the 2019-2020 school year, I am excited to continue working with our students from birth to kindergarten. These are critical years in the development of a child and wonderful opportunities to work cooperatively with the families of these children as they develop the skills necessary to be successful in school and in relationships. The focus of early intervention includes all areas of child development with speech-language therapy specifically centered on eating concerns, social language, language understanding and use, and speech intelligibility (how well a child's speech is understood).
As our district adjusts to closures related to COVID19, we will continue to meet your child's and families needs through early intervention and preschool services. I look forward to meeting these challenges together with student's families and colleagues. This is new territory for all us but I know we work better when we work together as a team. Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 308-641-4908.